For those adventurous couples looking to honeymoon in an exotic location, the coast of East Africa is highly ranked as one of the top three. With its rich and romantic experience that’s influenced by history, culture and spectacular views, it’s no surprise newlyweds flock to these islands in celebration of their love.
At Fundu Lagoon specifically, there are many reasons why we consider our resort a timeless and enchanting way to begin a new chapter. Apart from the diverse cuisine, pristine coral reefs, and deep sea snorkelling, amongst many others… it’s also a location that holds mystery and magic that intertwine with the warm and joyous spirit of its people.
We celebrate the harmony of our guests through song, dance and the freedom that the island gives us – your heart and soul will be forever changed! And if that’s not convincing enough, here are 3 of our most romantic experiences at the resort that you’ll always remember together…
*** Fundu Lagoon is not suitable for children under 12 years of age
Fundu Lagoon’s thatched roofs shade and shelter luxury tented accommodation. The resort layout flows along the contours where the jungle hillside meets the shoreline, making the most of the natural environment to give each room a tremendous sense of privacy alongside stunning ocean views. All of Fundu’s rooms have their own terraces furnished with sun loungers while suites have private plunge pools, chill out areas and wide decking.
Fundu Lagoon offers plenty of opportunities for you to relax and feel pampered during your stay. There are four bars, each reflecting different aspects of the hotel’s locations, shoreline, poolside, jetty and restaurant bar. The spacious open-sided restaurant serves excellent international and Swahili cuisine and, higher up on the hillside, the stunning infinity pool provides far-reaching treetop views over the Indian Ocean. Next to the pool, the hotel spa offers a wide range of treatments whilst Fundu Lagoon’s dedicated Dive Centre near the jetty and main reception area is ready to provide everything required to explore Pemba Island’s vast ocean surroundings.
- Standard Hillside Rooms
These rooms are located on the hillside, enjoying privacy, panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and a cooling breeze. The decks have recently been extended to accommodate two chairs and two sun loungers.
- Standard Beachfront Rooms
These rooms are located on the beach so guests can stroll straight from their bungalow onto the beach. Each bungalow has two sun loungers on the beach as well as a small private deck area.
- Beach Suite
Situated right on the beach, this bungalow has an extensive private deck with an elevated seating area for relaxing and reading, as well as a private plunge pool.
- Jungle Suite
Our Jungle Suite is slightly set back from the beach among the mangroves with great privacy. The suite has an extensive private deck with an elevated seating area for relaxing and reading, as well as a private plunge pool.
- Superior Suites
These extensive suites (9m x 6m) offer superior accommodation, incorporating a stylish bedroom and an open plan lounge. The spacious outside deck area is perfect for intimate dining and guests have the option of cooling down in the huge private plunge pool. Superior suites incorporate a stone-walled bathroom with a double sink and shower.
Activities & Excursions
There is plenty to do if you would like to explore all that Pemba Island has to offer and we delight in helping guests discover the island, from easy walks through the neighbouring villages to dolphin safaris there is plenty to inspire and engage all your senses.
Diving – Fundu Lagoon is a diver’s paradise and hosts its own five stars PADI dive centre offering courses as well as everything that more experienced divers might need. The water around Pemba includes a stunning range of pristine sites, from turquoise shallows to hundred-meter coral drop-offs and the island’s remote location means that you can have the entire ocean to yourself when you go out to explore Pemba’s hidden underwater treasures.
Pemba Island Expertise – Fundu Lagoon has been welcoming guests to the west coast of Pemba Island for more than 20 years. Hospitality comes naturally to our staff and their care and experience are the magic that turns a visit to Fundu Lagoon into a restorative and relaxing second island home. Whether coordinating travel arrangements, planning extra special occasions or simply providing plenty of space, Fundu Lagoon it a special place to unwind and recharge.